[mythtv-users] M-Audio, VIA Chipset, DVD burning, iTunes Rendezvous

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Aug 26 16:14:48 EDT 2004

On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 12:05:30PM -0400, Ben Fineman wrote:
> 2) I have read a couple of vague posts about issues with "VIA chipsets 
> on old AMD boards"...can someone elaborate on this? Specifically, I am 
> looking to build my system from an old VIA KT133 board. Am I asking for 
> trouble?

My estimation is that the major issue is DMA, and if you're using 1 or
2 Hauppauge cards, you're probably in less danger than if you're using
Bt878/cx88 cards, or more than 2 of anything.  

-- jra
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